10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
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Tampere
— 1 night
Train to Helsinki, Fly to Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
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Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in November, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:

Tampere

— 1 night

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Suomen Pelimuseo, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tampere trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Tampere sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Rovaniemi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampere in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

Inari

— 3 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with a short trip to Ruijanpolku Trail in Saariselka (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, get great views at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inari tour planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November in Inari, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in November, with highs in Helsinki at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."